Every Friday, Africa.com publishes two newsletters featuring the week's 10 most noteworthy and relevant stories in news and finance.
The headlining news stories include the 50-year prison sentencing of Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor for war crimes, as well as a profile of Adebayo Ogunlesi, a Nigerian businessman who took over London's Gatwick Airport in a £1.5 billion deal. While Lesotho's parliamentary elections are still going on, the newly elected president of Cote D'Ivoire is trying to turn his country around for the better. Nigeria is suffering from oil theft, yet Kenya is making positive improvements in women's rights and education, thanks to Ida Odinga, the wife of the prime minister. Read all of these stories and more in our news section!
This week in African finance, stories range from agricultural growth in the face of human capital deficits to an analysis of South Africa's economy. Learn what the IMF has to say about sub-Saharan Africa this week and how the air travel industry is expanding throughout the continent, all in our finance section.
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